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IRCC Introduces New Open Work Permit Policy for International Students

The government body of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced a new policy to help international students impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The new policy involved allowing international graduates to renew their Post-Graduation Work Permits if they have expired or are about to expire. 

Canadian Immigration News

184,370 New Immigrants Were Welcomed by Canada in 2020

Canada welcomed 184,370 new immigrants in 2020, according to the new Canadian government data. The decline in immigrants was largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is being termed as the lowest immigration level to Canada, since the year 1998 when only 174,000 new immigrants were accepted. 

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Choosing Between Permanent Residency and Citizenship in Canada

Foreign nationals immigrating to Canada view permanent residence as a final goal in their immigration process. However, many confuse permanent residency with Canadian citizenship

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Getting a Validated Job Offer in Quebec

Quebec is a beautiful place to settle down and raise a family. For foreign nationals who want to work and live in Quebec, a validated job offer should be the top priority on the path to obtaining permanent residency.

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Canada Express Entry Draws 2021 » My Visa Source

The federal Express Entry system manages immigration applications for 3 federal economic immigration programs: 

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How to Tell if a Canadian Job Offer is Real

People from all over the world come to Canada with job aspirations. Canada is the land of opportunity with a thriving economy and growing job opportunities for foreign nationals. 

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Ways to Improve Your CRS Score

Launched in 2015, the federal Express Entry system is used to manage applications for the 3 Federal Economic Immigration Programs. Canadian immigration authorities use the Express Entry system to nominate applicants for permanent residence based on their skills and labor market needs. 

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Top Source Countries for Canadian Family Sponsorship

Family sponsorship is one of the most popular ways to gain permanent residency in Canada. Family Class Sponsorship allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their immediate family members.

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Communities You Could Immigrate to as Part of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Canada has many beautiful, growing cities and regions that offer exciting job opportunities for foreign nationals. Thousands of foreign nationals immigrate to different Canadian cities every year. 

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Illegal Immigration to Canada: What Can Happen

Crossing the Canadian border without proper authorization is known as illegal immigration. 

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What to Do Losing Your Job During Covid-19 as a Foreign National

The coronavirus pandemic has rattled the whole world for almost a year now. It has affected countless lives all over the world and in Canada. It has forced many countries to put in travel restrictions and change their immigration and visa rules to control the spread of the disease. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the economy and caused many local businesses to partially or fully shut down. 

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Top 10 Reasons Why Your Study Permit Can Get Rejected

Many international students believe that receiving a letter of acceptance from your preferred university is the hardest part of the process of coming to study in Canada.

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The Easiest Provincial Nominee Programs to Gain Permanent Residency in 2021

Canada is one of the most immigrant-friendly countries in the world. It is the top choice for many foreign nationals who want to immigrate for a better life.

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Immigrate to the Canadian Prairie Provinces

The Prairie Provinces are located in western to central Canada. The Prairie Provinces include Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba from west to east. They have mountain ranges closer to the west coast through British Columbia and Alberta and are famous for their vast grasslands, perfect for agricultural purposes from Alberta, through to Manitoba.

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Immigrate to the Canadian Atlantic Provinces

The Atlantic Provinces of Canada are the easternmost provinces located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It includes 4 provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.

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Canadian Immigration for 2021

Do you want to immigrate to Canada, but are unsure of the immigration placement after 2020? 

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Practising Your Skilled Trades in Alberta

As a foreign skilled tradesperson in Canada, you will be required to attain all the necessary licenses and certifications to practice your profession in a particular province. The certification standards of a tradesperson differ based on the province they plan on working in. 

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Immigration Options for Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Investors

International entrepreneurs and investors interested in immigrating to Canada have several options to choose from. Almost every province in Canada offers specific immigration streams for international entrepreneurs interested in establishing or acquiring a business in the province. 

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How to Immigrate to Toronto, Ontario?

Toronto is the top destination for immigrants coming to Canada owing to its multicultural and diverse community. Almost 47% of the city’s population is made up of immigrants. 

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How to Immigrate to Vancouver, British Columbia?

Vancouver is among the top choices for foreign nationals wishing to immigrate to Canada. It is a wonderful place to live in with a population of 603,502 according to the Canada 2011 Census. It is the 8th largest metropolitan municipality in Canada. 

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What If Your Canadian Study Permit is Refused in 2021?

If you aspire to study in a Canadian university, then you will need to apply for a study permit. The first step of coming to Canada for the study is being accepted in a designated learning institution (DLI) in Canada.

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Options for International Graduates Seeking to Immigrate to Canada

Are you a recent international graduate exploring options to continue your stay in Canada? Do you want to immigrate permanently? As an international student, you are a welcomed addition and Canada wants to retain you as a skilled worker.

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Post-Graduation Work Permit Holders Can Apply for New Open Work Permits

Canada has introduced a new policy that will allow international graduates to apply for a 1-time open work permit if their Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is about to expire.

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Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Acting Like a Lottery?

Canada carried out a lottery-style draw for the Parent and Grandparents Sponsorship program in 2020. Disclaimer: We’re not saying that it’s an actual immigration lottery, just that the selection method changed.

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How Does the Express Entry Tie Breaker Rule Work?

Canada has started implementing a new tie-breaker rule in every Express Entry Draw since the travel restrictions were implemented in mid-March to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Vernon-North Okanagan is Changing Requirements for The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Vernon-North Okanagan in British Columbia is 1 of the 11 communities currently participating in the Rural and Northern Immigration Program.

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How Quickly Can I Apply for a Visa After Rejection? » My Visa Source

Thinking of visiting Canada? The visa process for visitors can be complicated and messy. Reapplying for a rejected or refused immigration visa can be daunting, but having the right information at hand can greatly simplify the process. There is no appeals process for a visa application – if your application for a Canadian visitor visa is denied, your only recourse is to submit a new one. This process can be started at any time, barring a citation on your decision letter stating otherwise.

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Owner Operator LMIA for Business Owners » My Visa Source

Owner operators entering the Canadian market from abroad may spend less time and money on immigration processes because of exemptions offered by the government. Most workers require an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment), but qualified owner operators get to avoid the process altogether.

Most business owners need to pass an LMIA before receiving authorization to hire foreign workers in Canada. Owner operators avoid a lengthy LMIA through an exemption for foreign nationals who seek to establish their business in Canada.

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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP): Things You Should Know » My Visa Source

Canada can be an exciting country to live and work in. Its economy is such that not all jobs can be filled by the people living here, which is one of the reasons Canada welcomes so many immigrants. To help identify the skills, experience, and education required to fill those jobs with foreign workers, the federal government, through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), has created the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). This Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program ("OINP" for short or 'Ontario PNP') allows each of the participating provinces and territories to select the specific skillsets that meet their economic needs.

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The Top 10 Universities in Canada for International Students » My Visa Source

Canada, also known as The True North, contains some of the top universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2020. These academic institutions offer exceptional opportunities for higher learning. If you’re an international student hoping to study abroad, Canadian universities offer many different programs and degrees for you to choose from.

Obtaining a Canadian Study Permit will get you one step closer to studying at one of Canada’s world-class research institutions and learning in either English or French. Not sure which school is right for you?

Read on to learn about the top 10 universities in Canada or click here to learn about Canadian Study Permits or Student Work Visas. These schools offer a variety of programs that will appeal to students who are searching for the best universities in Canada for international students.

Below you will find a list of universities in Canada for international students with a short review of each school so you can find the best school for you.

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IRCC Introduces New Open Work Permit Policy for International Students

The government body of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced a new policy to help international students impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The new policy involved allowing international graduates to renew their Post-Graduation Work Permits if they have expired or are about to expire. 

Canadian Immigration News

184,370 New Immigrants Were Welcomed by Canada in 2020

Canada welcomed 184,370 new immigrants in 2020, according to the new Canadian government data. The decline in immigrants was largely due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is being termed as the lowest immigration level to Canada, since the year 1998 when only 174,000 new immigrants were accepted. 

Canadian Immigration News

Choosing Between Permanent Residency and Citizenship in Canada

Foreign nationals immigrating to Canada view permanent residence as a final goal in their immigration process. However, many confuse permanent residency with Canadian citizenship

Canadian Immigration News

Getting a Validated Job Offer in Quebec

Quebec is a beautiful place to settle down and raise a family. For foreign nationals who want to work and live in Quebec, a validated job offer should be the top priority on the path to obtaining permanent residency.

Canadian Immigration News

Canada Express Entry Draws 2021 » My Visa Source

The federal Express Entry system manages immigration applications for 3 federal economic immigration programs: 

Canadian Immigration News

How to Tell if a Canadian Job Offer is Real

People from all over the world come to Canada with job aspirations. Canada is the land of opportunity with a thriving economy and growing job opportunities for foreign nationals. 

Canadian Immigration News

Ways to Improve Your CRS Score

Launched in 2015, the federal Express Entry system is used to manage applications for the 3 Federal Economic Immigration Programs. Canadian immigration authorities use the Express Entry system to nominate applicants for permanent residence based on their skills and labor market needs. 

Canadian Immigration News

Top Source Countries for Canadian Family Sponsorship

Family sponsorship is one of the most popular ways to gain permanent residency in Canada. Family Class Sponsorship allows Canadian citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their immediate family members.

Canadian Immigration News

Communities You Could Immigrate to as Part of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Canada has many beautiful, growing cities and regions that offer exciting job opportunities for foreign nationals. Thousands of foreign nationals immigrate to different Canadian cities every year. 

Canadian Immigration News

Illegal Immigration to Canada: What Can Happen

Crossing the Canadian border without proper authorization is known as illegal immigration. 

Canadian Immigration News

What to Do Losing Your Job During Covid-19 as a Foreign National

The coronavirus pandemic has rattled the whole world for almost a year now. It has affected countless lives all over the world and in Canada. It has forced many countries to put in travel restrictions and change their immigration and visa rules to control the spread of the disease. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the economy and caused many local businesses to partially or fully shut down. 

Canadian Immigration News

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Study Permit Can Get Rejected

Many international students believe that receiving a letter of acceptance from your preferred university is the hardest part of the process of coming to study in Canada.